Court week in March and no
peach blooms yet.
February had no full moon, but
in March she gets full twice.
Paris gardeners buy toads by the
dozen to be used as insect destroy
There was plenty of ice on last
Saturday and Sunday in this
The days are now getting longer
at the rate of 2? minutes every
The people of Plum Branch have
" built a good school house, and they
. now want a good teacher.
Judge Witherspoon, our presid
ing judge came over on Saturday,
and ia stopping at Mr. Lynch's.
There is no case on record of a
man having oommitted a crime
with a? pipe or ?igar in Ms mouth.
After a girl washes her face she
looks in the glass to see if it's
clean, but a boy looks at the towel.
Happy and content ii a home with "The Rc -
chester ;" a lamp with the light of the morning
For Catalogue, write Rochester Lamp Co.,New
Mr. W. T. Hoffman has opened
a restaurant and eating saloon in
one of his stores where you can
get an excellent meal at reasonable
Mr. Jacob Lindler died at his
home near Etheredge's last week,
aged- ninety years and three
months. He was the father of
Rev. A. W. Lindler.
A bunch of keys has been left at
this office for identification and de
livery to owner. Call at this office,
prove ownership, pay for this no
tice, and take your keys.
Mr. Geo. Lewis's grist mill at the
. corner of Columbia and Trenton
streets will 30on be in operation.
This is something our town-has
When we say that a person has
good sense about most ? things, we
mean, of-course, that about most
things he "has the good sense to
agree with UH.
The new Lutheran Church at
Leesville, was dedicated on Sun
- day, Feb. 28th. This is the charge
of Rev.- L. E. Basby, the distin
An old 1 )g house in Abbeville 1
county, which was built in 1762,
and was used in the time of the
revolutionary war. by the whigs as
* a fort, Was burned down last week.
At the commencement of the
Georgia Medical College in Au
gusta -last week we noted among'
the graduated Messrs. H. H.
Townes and J. H. > Self, of Edge
JSiac.y fiveT oontc on the1 doliar
for school checks at tho ADVER
TISER office, that is, if you are a
subscriber, or become one.at the
j time you bring in. your checks to
The stockholders of the Farmers'
. Loan and Savings Bank held their
.annual meeting last Friday, re
elected their same officers, de
clared a dividend of 8 per cent.,
and increased the capital stock
When you come to Edgefield to
shop, or attend court, or visit
friends, don't jforget to call on the
editor of the ADVERTISER and re
new your subscription. If you are
not already on our list we should
be glad to have you subscribe.
A few bushels of cotton seed,
Pcterkiu's Cluster, for sale at the
ADVERTISER office at $1.25 per
bushel, or will exchange for ordi
nary seed ? the rates of one for
The indications are that Edge
field county farmers are going to
plant more cotton .than they did
last year. They are going to plant
more corn and make more meat,
in other words they are going to
try to get there with both feet,cotf on
foot and corn foot.
Mr. Andrew Gardner, who. lives
on this edge of Cboty, makes a
delicious catsup. He has a brand
he calls the Tillman catsup, be
cause, as he says, you can taste the
"damn it" (red pepper) in it. It
i s so, for he gave us a bottle of it
and we tasted it strong.
The... conclusion is now about
foregone, that Edgefield too will
have a Dispensary, a number of
our citizens- who have Been op
posed to this method of selling
liquors, having concluded that a
Dispensary which brings in a rev
enue ia better than prohibition, a
corporation tax, and a town full
of "blind tigers."
?Jtf Read B. B. Evans'double
column advertisement of his life
insurance agency, in this issue of
the ADVERTISER. The Union Mu
tual Life Insurance Company, of
which company Mr. Evans has
the general agency for South Car
olina, is one of the safest sound
est, and best companies on the
continent and presente some ad
mirable features that no other
TheToccoa (Ga.) News relates
the following: ,?A tall mountaineer
walka?j iqtp a store the other ?lvy
ftnei said to tfce ctef-fc : 'I want
apme of the? thinnest syrup you
un? ip got,' -Why do you want it
thin?' inquired the clerk. 'Yer
see, there's nine chillun at my
house, an' all ot 'em earts hearty.
I want some syrup that's thin
emu ff ter be er good runner and
er quick dodger, so they can't hem
it up an' sop it fast. Money is
scarce an' I want ter make it go ez
for as I kin.' "
On Friday and. Saturday, the
21st and 22nd of April, th? board
of school examiners for Edgefield
county will meet in the court-house
for the purpose of. examining ap
plicants to teach. See School Com
missioner Davenport's advertise
ment elsewhere in this paner.
An Illinois newspaper, in sum
ming up the-cyclone record of the
past year, says : "They turned a
well wreng side out in the state of
Mississippi ; turned a cellar upside
down in Wisconsin ; moved a town
ship line in Nebraska ; blew all of
the staves out of a whiskey barrel
in Iowa and left nothing but the
bung hole; changed the day of the
week in Ohio ; killed au honest
Indian agent in the far west;
blew the hair off a bald-headed
man in Texas; killed a truthful
lawyer in Illinois; blew the
mortgage off a farm in Minnesota ;
scared a red-headed woman in
Michigan ; blew the cracks out of a
fence in Dakota, and took all the
wind out of a political orator in
We are glad to announce that
Mr, J. W. Courtland, manager of
the Keeley Institute of South Car
olina has opened f* branch in Ai
ken. Dr. B. F. Wyman, who is
well known throughout this* sec
tion of counrty, and who has re
cently had special training under
Dr. Keeley at Dwight 111., will be
physician in charge. The purpose
of the Institute, as many of our
readers know, is to cure the liquor
and opium habits and* nerve ex
haustion. Some hundreds have
already been cured at the Colum
bia Institute. These remedies have
the endorsement of the United
States Government, and have been
used for more than a year in the
homes for disabled soldiers and
sailors, which isa guarantee of their
worth. It is a great work and wo
welcome the Institute to this sec
tion of the State.
The Easley Damocrat says:
"Don't plant more than 12 acres
to the horse this year in cotton,
and plant at least 20 acres in corn ;
and also raise at least two litters
of pigs of the finest breed of hogs
you can get. This is important
advice; it amounts to meat and
bread with you.
Mr.?Williajm Durst, of Ridge, in
speaking of the big snows of this
winter, told us on Monday, that in
March, 1850 the snow fell 13
inches deep on a level, aud that
year was an extraordinarily good
,crop year. "Snow years are good
years," seems to be a tradition of
long standing amoug farmers and
one which has a broad basis of
truth for its underpining.
A Terrible Accident.
On last Thursday . Eddie Coch
ran, a young man nineteen years
of age, son cf li. A. Cochran.- a
prominent farmer of the Rehoboth
section, was run over by his. wagon
and killed while, hauling . -lumber.
He wag alone at the. ti.n^^.jo^ex
?ctly' how it happened w ill ^never
be known; but it ig supposed that
he fainted, or fell asleep while
driving and fell in front of the
wheels-a most deplorable and
Thos L Quattebaum, J P Hardy,
H L Wheeler, H C Rodgers, J E
Riley, R H Scott. B W Jones, Jesse
W Blalock, B F Sample, J H A
Williams, Jas Thurmond, M C
Hitt, B B Nicholson, WD Warren,
J P Herlong, A L Coleman, Joseph
Herrin, James W Smith, W H
Hare, W N Elkins, J B Langley,
B R Smith, J L McDowell, R T
Lanier, John A Feagle, Ped Thur
mond, B J Boukuight, A V Bussey,
C M Horne, B P Butler, R T Strom,
John F Talbert, J C Kinard, Bur
dett Th railkill, BJ Quattlebaum,
C A Wells.
Two Kinds of Sauce.
Mr. Jas. B. Adams, who lives
three miles the other side of Choty,
and baa to nabs through that cele
brated region coming to and going
from our town, says lhat the Cho
rariau8, each ana every one of
them, are preparing to go into the
hands of a receiver. Not that they
are strapped, or ?wart t to evade, or
avoid the payment of their debts,
but they want to test Judge Simon
ton's decision in the railroad cases.
They wish to see if Simontou will
give them the same sauce he gave
to the South-Carolina Railroad, a
sauce which keeps that road from
paying its State and county taxes.
Get Your Papers.
You people who are in the habit
of leaving your papers in the
clerk's office, after they have been
recorded ; did you ever think of
the risk you run? Suppose there
wag a fire, for instance. Not only
the copy of your papers would be
destroyed, but the original along
with thom, and there ' would be jao
way to prove your claim. Better
take your papers from the clerk
after they are recorded. If there
is a fire at home the clerk has a
co'py, and if there is a fire at the
court house, you have the original.
This makes you absolutely safe
with two chances. The other way
you run the risk of having]'all evi
dences of your claims wiped out
within a few minutes.-.Ex.
Bridge at Chappell*.
Mr. J. R. Irwin, one of the most
prominent citizens of Newberry,
living at Chappell, was in town
on Monday of this week and gaye
the ADVERTISER office a pleasant
call, tq us a most enjoyable visit,
Mr. Irwin brings the gratifying in
telligence, gratifying to the citi
zens of both Newberry apdE,dge
fiflld counties- that the county
commissioners of the two counties
determined at their meeting on
last Thursday, to go to work and
complete the bridge at Chappells
at once-for which wise conclu
sion they deserve the commenda
tion of their respective constitu
encies. Let Edgefield and New
berry shake hands across the some
times raging Saluda. .
This alliance will meet on Sat
urday the 25th March inst., at 2
oclock p. m.
P. B. LANHAM, Pres.
T. L. MILLER, Sec.
M. E. Mis. Society. .
The members of the "VVoman's
Missionary Society will meet in
the Methodist church next Friday
afternoon at 3 o'clock. A full at
tendance is desired as officers for
the ensueing years are to be elected.
Lou P. GABY, Sec.
A Son to be Proud Of.
Hou. W. H. Yeldell, chairman
of the ways and means' committee
of the House of Repr?sentatives,
was in town on Monday and Tues
day of this week,, greeting his
many friends from various in fact
all parts of the county. Mr. Yel
dell is one of the biggest and
strongest vertebra in the back-bone
of the Reform movement in this
State, and Edgefield is proud of
his record, and that she has a son
who has followed and will con
tinue to follow the banner' of Re
form so long as it shall continue
to move forward and not backward,
a banner that is broad enough and
long enough to enfold all the sons
of Carolina whose heads are level
and whose hearts are patriotic.
List of Letters
Rcmainining in the postoffice at
Edgefield C. H., Feb. 28, 1893:
Richard Allen, W B Burth, Isam
Burobus, William H O'Brien, Mack
Brown, Elam Cloap Coop, James
Cal son, S D Dorey, George Garner,
T E Geartheast, Jas Harrison, Jno
C Hartley, Hsnry Johnson, Charlie
Mathis, J M McMaster, Jaster
McCracken, W R Powers, Nick
Ranson, J T Talbert sen., Rev F
W Thurmond, H S Williams,
Archy Williams, Rev J M Yowden.
M S D Fanson, Harriet Abney,
Miss Mary Anderson, Mrs Emma
Brooks, Miss Pauline Johnson,
Miss Mattie Davis, Miss Ray Dyer,
Miss Minnie Glass, Miss Alice
Jeterj Larry Knights, Miss Lucinda
Hill,: Mrs Saris Crolket, Miss
Aimer Peterson, Miss Martha
Robertson, Miss SirVanar lot,
Miss1 SirVanar lot, Miss Betty
Mr. John Rauch, of Edgefield,
joined'he procession in Washing
ton last week.
Miss Bessie Nicholson, who has
been visiting relatives in Port ;
Royal, has returned to Edgefield. ;
Mrs. Robert Mabry, of Abbe
ville, is visiting her mother Mrs. 1
Julia Bee on Simkins Avenue.
Presiding . Elder E. Toland 1
Hodges will preach at Leesville 1
March 18, Rehoboth March 19. i
Mr. P. C. Stevens, one of the
brainiest and best farmers of the '
Eulala section was in town last
-Miss Bessie Doughty, daughter 1
of Dr.. W. H. Doughty, of Au- ?
Evans at Oakley Park. ^
Mr. L. J. Williams, of Long- i
mires; agent for the Farmers' Mu- |
tual Insurance Association, is ^
making this company very popu
Miss Mary Lou Lanham while
in Columbia last week had the
pleasure of dining with Gov. and 1
Mrs. Tillman at the gubernatorial 1
mansion. . . <
Mrs. Geo. D. Tillman and her !
daughters, Misses Sallie and Fan- i
nie, of Clarks Hill, went on to i
Washington las' woek to be pres- ,
ent at Cleveland's inauguration.
Mr. W. L. McDaniel, of Cold
Spring, was in town last Thursday. ,
By the way, the people of Edge- .
field county intend to run Mr.
McDaniel for county commiseioner ;
next year, whether he will or not, '
so we hear.
has written Capt. W. H. Branson a .
letter complimenting him on the <
faithful discharge of his exacting ,
duties as postmaster for the last
four years. "Wanamaker is a Re
publican, but he isn't lacking in '
the faculty of "knowing, a good ;
thing when he sees it."
Mr. N. A. Bates, of Batesburg,
one of the^directors of the Farm- i
ers' Loan and Savings Bank, was j
in town Thursday and Friday last.
Mr. Bates is one of the largest
plant?is, if not the largest, in
Edgefield county. He thinks the
outlook for farmers this year
not unpromising. A good
deal of corn laud has already been
broken up and some corn planted.
Misses Mami? and Pattie Lanier ,
passed through our town to-day on
their way home from a visit to
their aunt, Mrs. J. M. Norris, of 1
Batesburg, where they spent a i
week very pleasantly. During that
time they witnessed the marriage
of two couples, the ceremonies
having been performed by Rev. J. .
M. Norris. On Sunday evening ,
at the residence of thV bride's
father, Mr. Paul Mabus, Mr. Lee
Senterfeit was united in the holy '
bonds to Miss Ora Mabus. And on
Tuesday evening at the residence
of Mr. Norris, Mr. A. Padgett and
Miss Dora Feaster. All the con
tracting parties are in the bloom
of youth and health, robust and
good-looking, and will enter upon
the race of life together, with
bright hopes and fair prospects.
J0ff* 95 cents on the dollar wiU ,
be paid for school checks at the
ADVERTISER office,' provided you
are a subscriber to the paper, or
become a subscriber when you
bring in the check.
Miss Parvenuo(pointiug out in
the Vatican Gallery the most
famous statues) :-" Theres's the
dying Gladiolus, and Apollo with
the bevelled ear,"
MR. EDITOR You have no regu
lar correspondent at this place, so
a few notes may not be amiss.
The flourishing school at Berea
is presided over by Miss Etta
Strom, a lovely and accomplished
young lady from Cleora. Miss
Strom is an excellent teacher, and
will be quite an addition to the
We are glad to say that we had
divine service in our church last
Sunday afternoon, conducted by
our pastor Rev. J. L. Ouzts. He
preached a beautiful sermon,
which was enjoyed by every one.
Our friend, Mr. Holloway Har
ling, paid a short but pleasant
visit to his parents last Saturday
and Sunday. Gome again, d?ar
friend, wo are always glad to see
Mr. C. M. T. goes up to see his
best girl quite often; what does
that mean Miss-:-?
We are very sorry to give up our
sweet little friend Miss Mattie
Laka, but guess Mr. Strother is
exceedingly happy. May happi
ness and prosperity attend them.
From what we can see and hear
the wedding bells will ring around
We hear some of the girls around
here are going bird thrashing be
fore long. 'Lookout littleByrda."
Much success to the ADVERTISER:
Berea, S. C.
Mine Creek Notes.
MR. EDITOR : In the publication
of your .valuable paper of 23rd
inst., I observe in the article of
"B." of Newberry College a para
graph relative to the redemption
of Mexico from Roman Catholic
ism. B. reproduces the language of
Dr. Powell, a missionary to Mexi
co, and says it is encouraging in
deed to hear that Mexico is re
deemed from Catholicism and that
the country is now.open for Pro
Now, I think it my painful duty i
to reply to an article of this char
acter, as it could not havo been
published for any other motive
than to prejudice Protestants
against Catholics. Even if ' Dr. j
Powell used the above language, it '
showed a very prejudiced heart on j
the part of "B." to reproduce that J
miall part of his sermon only, and j
bave it published to tb rill ?s ~* ;
these our days.
And "Mexico is rede* ' c i
Catholicism." How "ej "
that news is to "B." of . -v ryj.:
College. Well, l am g;i I B
thing^??co?r?^s~^im, bv.? .
pect he is like myself, Iv ; ::
many difficulties thrown
path, but if I could not
thing more than the mi l
tation of other Christian iw^ouii- *
nations to encourage me, I think 1
[ should die in despair. Nothing
short of a narrow minded man can
have the audacity in this our free
country, where all Christian reli
gions are tolerated, to produce, or ;
reproduce anything that tends lo |
3tir up envy between Christiano, ?
and have it published to the 1
If that prejudiced feeling to- -
wards Catholicism burns in my
friend "B.'B" bosom it would be
more tourable to confine it there
than to make it contagious.
I hope my friend "B." will cease ]
living in those old prejudiced days i
?f long ago, and live in these days j
Df enlightenment, when all Chris- i
thin denominations are beginning !
tb understand each other better, i
and n*o one has the finger of scorn J
pointed at him on account of Iiis i
faith. r . !
Farming is progressing very ;
nicely with us now' owing ?o the ?
VAN STAB, j
Mine Creek, S.C. '
Attractions to be Offered at the
Columbian Exposition in
Tho Exposition will offer the
spectacle of an exact reproduction
af a collision between two trains,
with real victimB of the disaster.
A veritable African expedition
with real negroes as, victims. Col,
Cody (Buffalo Bill) will have the
direction of the troops. 1
The throngs of European visitors
will be entertained with the .
spectacle of au American con- '
flagration. The fire will break out ;
at a given moment, and, before (
the fire-engines from all the dif- ?
ferent States can arrive by special 1
train, balf of Chicago will burn. j
This half will be rebuilt under !
the eyes of the public in twenty
seven hours, thirty-nine minutes,
and seven seconds. The public
will assist in the rebuilding. \
One of the greatest attractions
of the Exposition will be a volcano
three times the size of Vesuvius,
which will light and warm the
A delicate attention to details
provides that in place of lava and
scoria, the. volcano will throw
forth, from time-to time, roses and
The expenses of the volcano
will be paid by firms who use it
as an advertising medium.
Machinery Hall will contain
many curious inventions; notably
an apparatus for warehousing the
winds, collecting and compressing
the Western cyclones.
This force of nature will be
condensed in tubes the size of a
hand ; and with it a child can
repulse a regiment.
But the crowning attaction or
pivot of the Exposition will be
the railway to the Antipodes. This
will be tubular, passing through
the axis of the world, thus avoid
ing all seasickness.
A negro familiarly known as "
Tim" White, on one occasion found
it necessary to record his full
name. The not unnatural sup
position that" Tim" stood for
Timothy was met with a flat
"No, sah I My right name is,
What-timor-eus-Bouls-we poor mor
tals-be White.. Dey jes' calls me
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>i March, 18?^ to consider wafers im
sortant to saiu assertion.
The Lost Boy.
[F JOHN R. BUCHANAN, who left
L his home in Chester, S. C.,. on 4th of
November last, will only make known
o Ins father his whereabouts and con
lition, he will greatly relieve the
suspense and anxiety about him, and
ie will not be interfered with.
JOHN H. BUCHANAN,
Chester, S. C.
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ill tastes, and its last page is famous
is a budget of wit and humor. In its
weekly issues everything is included
which is of interest to woman. The
serials'?br 1893 will be written by
Walter Besant and Edna Lyall.
Christine Terhunr Herrick will fur
nish a practical series, entitled "At
the Toilet." Grace King. Olive Thorne
Miller, and Candack Wheeler will be
frequent contributors, The Work of
women in the Columbia Exposition
will be fully represented with many
illustrations. T. W. Higginson, in
"Women and Men;' will please a culti
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QfYfY BUSHELS Cotton Seed,
?A\J\J ?Peterkin's Cluster," for
exchange, at the rates of one
bushel for four of other seed.
F. P. HOLLINGSWORTH,
BEEF, POIJH, PI?TTOO, Etc.,
Always on hand, of the best
quality, and at most reasonable
JR. 1\ SCURRY,
in ADVERTISER Building.
Final Settlement and Dis
NOTICE is hereby given that on the
ISth day of March, 1893, the under
ligned, as administrator, will make a
inal settlement on the estates of J. H.
!iay, deceased, and Annie May, de
?eased, in the office of Judge of Pro
late, at Edgefield, S. C., and at the
?ame time will apply for a final dis
?barge as administrator of said es
A. A. WEBTS,
Final Settlement and Dis
rHE undersigned will apply to tue
Court of Probate for Edgefield
ounty, on the 20th day of March, 1893,
or a final discharge as administratrix
f the estate of Delitha Hancock, and
rill, on the same day, make a final
ettlement of the said estate.
Mee of Application for
EDGEFIELD, C. H., S. C.,
NOTICE to all, to whom it may con
1 corni Mary E. Lanier has filed
er petitiou in this court, praying
hat a homestead may be set off to her
s prescribed by law. I will pass on
be same on the 20th day of March,
W. F. ROATH,
Master E. C.
refresh, o? Hie Highest Quality, and Will Grow.
We have a 250 Acre Farm on
'hich we raise Seeds and PlantB.
Send for Harris' Rural Annual
Dr 1893. It is a book containing
mch information of value to all
hp have gardens. It will cost*
ou nothing, and is worth more
ian it costs. Drop us a card.
nches. Address Edgefield AD
your trees and
plants from us.
50 Acres in Fruit Nursery. 1 Acre
under Glass. EVERYTHING
for the Orchard and Garden.
Largest stock in the
ie make a specialty of-growing]
trees, plants, etc., especially
adapted to the South
Catalogue mailed free.
Address, P. J. BERCKMANS,
Established in 1856.
Apportionment of the
Publie School Fund
1. Blocker, ' $ 412 95
2. North Coleman, 81 05
3. South Coleman, 66-55
4. Collins, 416 81
5. Collier, 412 50
6. West Cooper, 380 75
7. East Cooper, 393 66
8. East Dean, 400 40
9. West Dean, 351 70
10. East Gray, 104 50
11. West Gray, 313 50
12. North Hibler, 306 15
13. South Hiblei, 291 20
14. West Hibler, 245 40
15. East Huiet, 359 00
16. Johnston, 425 37
17. North Meriwether, 260 87
18. South Meriwether, 350 60
19. North Mobley, 449 75
20. South Mobley, 381 39
21. North Norris, 296 80
22. South Norris, 320 40
23. Pickens, 151 00
24. Ryan, 289 90
25. Germanville, 376 00
26. Shaw, 218 27
27. Talbert, 420 50
28. North Washington, 196 65
29. South Washington, 276 75
30. Wards, 446 50]
31. Wise, 346 85
32. Moss, - 413 50
33. Harmony, 490 00
34. Fork, 173 15
35. Edgefield, 415 00
36. Butler, 206 20
37. Centennial, 247 35
38. Holley, 194 40
39. Parksville, 233 15
40. Ridge School Dis. 269 20
?1. Trenton, 215 15
42. Cleveland, . 194 00
43. Zoar.. . . .. 190 00
44. Union,. . . 190 00
45. Higgins, 141 75
46. Gregg, 150 00
47. Kirkseys, 209 00
48. Eureka,;' ;'\ ;. ;^95 00
M. B. DAVENPORT,
~ SrO.~E. C.
Loans and Discounts.$ 89,002.62
Stocks of other Corporations, 1,800.00
RealEstate, B'ld'g Fixt'rs, etc. 3,440.00
Deposits in other Banks.... 19,986.86
Cash in Vault. 6,851.16
stA' .ENT OF THE CONDITION OF
THE FARMERS LOAN AND SAVINGS BANK
OIE1 ZEZDO-EZF^ELID, S. C.,
AT THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS MARCH 2, 1893.
ERESOURCES=== j ==LIABILITIES===
Paid up Capital.$ 50,883.61
Due to Banks. 171.10
Undivided Profits. 5,483.19
Surplus., ?. 1,655.00
Bills Payable. 20,000.00
$121,080.641 Dividends Unpaid. 155.10
I, A. E. PADGETT, Cashier of THE FARMERS' LOAN AND SAVINGS BANK of
above statement is true and correct to ibe he
est of my
A. E. PADGETT, Cashier.
Edgefield, do solemnly swear that the al
knowledge and belief.
Sworn to before me this 3rd day o' March, A. D. iSo.v
E. H. FOLK, (L. S.) Notary Public.
Attest-Correct-W. H. TIMMERMAN,
W. R. PARKS,
Committee from Board of Directors to examine affairs of Bank.
Dividend of 8 per cent, was declared, payable on and after March loth, and balance of Un
divided Profits passed to Surplus Account.
1893 ? 1893 ! 1893 ?
SPRING AND SUMMER.
J. M. GOB B'S,
Shoes, Clothing and Hats.
Our Shoe stock comprisas both useful and ornamental goods.
Latest novelties in Boots, Oxford, Opera Slippers, Blucker Tics in
Black and Tan Colors. Buy our Standard Screw, Wax and Patent
Calf Brogans from 90/ to $1.50. Calf Congress and Balmoral Shoes
for Gents, at $1.25 and $1.50. We carry the finest line of Gents
Standard Screwed Goods, also Ladies French Kid Buttoned Boots and
Oxford Ties m Black, Tan and Chocolate Colors. Beautiful line of
Childrens' goods. Bay l'J. M. Cobb's" $1.50 and $2.00 Ladies' Boots.
Our Hats in fur, felt, wool, and straw goods are beautiful and
complete-remember we carry the celebrated Elk and Stetson goods.
Don't fail to examine our Clothing Stock bet?re you buy. We can
save you money in uTailor-Fit." Good suits from $1.25 to $25.00 best
line of Gents' Negligee Shirts, unlaundried and full dress Shirts.
TTonrlHome novelties this season in Gents' Colored and Fancy ??r&?i*
F El it i lL.i?.bKS,
If You Want to Make IO Cents Cotton.
I am prepared tootler to the Farmers of Edgefield county for the
season of 1893 the following first-class Fertilizers, at lowest prices :
Atlantic Acid Phosphate,
Atlantic Dissolved Bone, Etc.
I have also on hand other leading brands. Call on me for prices
and terms before purchabing elsewhere.
F. P. HOLLINGSWORTH,
_? EDGEFIELD, S, C.
"Seeing Is Believing.
And a good lamp
must be simple; when it is not simple it is
i not good. Simple, Beautiful, Good-these
I words mean much, but to see "The Rochester "
will impress the truth more forcibly. All metal,
tough and seamless, and made in three pieces only,
it is absolutely safe and unbreakable. Like Aladdin's
of old, it is indeed a "wonderful lamp," for its mar
velous light is purer and brighter than gas light, ?
softer than electric light and more cheerful than either.
Look for this s ta tn p-Ta B ROCHESTER. If the lamp dealer hasn't the^e mi ino
Rochester, and the style you wast, send to us for our new illustrated catalogue,
L and we will send you a ?amp safely by exoress-your choice of over 2,000
I varieties from the Largest Lamp Store in the World.
BOCHES!'cu LAMP co., 42 Park Place, New York City.
^ "The Rochester."
? Iv . O IX 9
EPGEFIELD, S, C.
CLOCKS, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS.
JEWELRY. BRONZE FIGURES.
SILVERWARE. FINE CUTLERY.
ESTABLISHED LU 1855.
W. 13. BO W^ISE,
I028 B oad St., AUGUSTA, <^A.
* DEALKR IN
Winchester aid Oher Riles, Beech ai Mmle-Loafli Gu
Smith & Wesson and other Revovers. Cartridges,
All kinds of Field Ammunition,
Complete Stock of Sporting Goods.
REPAIRING DONE BY THE MOST SKILLED WORKMEN
EXPRESS ORDERS SOLICITED;
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